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Moist, fudgy chocolate mug cake is the perfect single serving treat.

Chocolate Mug Cake

This moist chocolate mug cake fudgy, a little gooey and perfect for when your chocolate craving hits. It's ready in minutes and the delicious chocolate indulgence. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Mug Cake, Mug Cake
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 person


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil , or canola
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk , or substitute for 1 extra tablespoon milk
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate chips


  • In a large mug, whisk together the oil, sugar, egg yolk and milk.
  • Whisk in the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips. 
  • Microwave for 75 seconds. The top should look set, but be careful not to overbake or it can get dry.
  • Let cool for 1 minute before enjoying.